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How many have to die before traffic safety will be taken seriously? Businesses actually like bike lanes; Bill withdrawn after lobbyist tells a journalist it was a ruse; More

8:29 AM PDT on July 7, 2023

Memorial to pedestrian 43-year-old Hua Xu Li, killed by the driver in West Covina, Calif. Source: Waltarrr, CC

  • How many people have to die before traffic deaths are taken seriously? (Vox)
  • Businesses are recognizing the benefits of bike lanes (Bloomberg)
  • Middle-aged parents break free from the shackles of car dependence (Urbanism Speakeasy)
  • Budget deal restores threatened funding for Active Transportation Program (CalBike)
  • Bill adds another representative from Elk Grove to the Sacramento transit board (Sacramento Bee)
  • Newsom announces $352 million for transit-oriented housing (Davis Vanguard, Center Square)
  • Bill to create rules for carbon capture pulled after being exposed as a ruse (Capital and Main)
  • Air Resources Board and truck makers finalize a deal on zero emission trucks (CalMatters)
  • Fewer cars are crossing the Golden Gate Bridge (SF Chronicle)

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